B. Psychological Science Honours, Grad Diploma in Psychology
Payal is a qualified, compassionate, registered psychologist who has settled in regional NSW
for over a decade. Her background includes a Bachelor of Social Science with Honours in
Psychology completed in Australia and a Masters in Alternative Medicine (Homeopathy completed in India. She has gained 15 years of experience working with not-for-profit organizations, government agencies, and individuals in Australia and India. Her central role has been to support individuals with severe to moderate psychological needs through recovery-focused initiatives.
She strongly believes in delivering person-centred, trauma-informed, and culturally competent services and giving the utmost importance to developing a strong human connection through therapeutic alliance. A few of the skills that she has acquired are efficiency in different treatment modalities (such as CBT, DBT, ACT, MBT), case formulation, various psychometric assessments, developing and implementing comprehensive care plans, counselling, rehabilitation services, reflective practice, multidisciplinary care collaboration and report writing.
Additionally, She is proficient in speaking and writing various Indian languages.